Business That Makes a Difference Alexandria VA

For small businesses, being a good citizen makes good business sense. Your own community is where visibility and reputation matter the most--and because you live and work there, you have a vested interest in seeing your community and neighbors thrive in Alexandria.

Victory International Inc
(703) 538-2669
6799 Wilson Boulevard
Falls Church, VA
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Management Consultants, Churches, Non-Denominational Churches, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Church and Religious Associations and Organizations

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R D Simmons & Sons
(703) 299-8849
105 N Washington St
Alexandria, VA

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Alliance Professional Group, LLC
703 637-9646 x 701
211 N Union St Ste 100
Alexandria, VA
 
Amyx
(703) 373-1436
1725 Duke St
Alexandria, VA

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Global Communications Systems
(703) 299-1500
200 N Columbus St
Alexandria, VA

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Taps Liability Fund
(703) 875-8615
2111 Wilson Blvd
Alexandria, VA

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Qmx Support Svc
(703) 549-9555
1020 N Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA

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Mcf Consulting
(703) 298-0147
1119 Prince St
Alexandria, VA

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Mkhp Associate Llc
(703) 963-4077
112 S Pitt St
Alexandria, VA

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Global Communication
(703) 548-4906
208 N Patrick St
Alexandria, VA

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Business That Makes a Difference

Financial benchmarks are no longer the only means of measuring the success of a business. Shared values and causes can attract customers, and a philosophy of doing good boosts team morale.

For small businesses, being a good citizen makes good business sense. Your own community is where visibility and reputation matter the most—and because you live and work there, you have a vested interest in seeing your community and neighbors thrive.

Hiring from within the community, buying from area businesses, incorporating green business practices, and providing opportunities to young people such as internships and job shadowing are great ways to make a difference. Giving back also can come in the form of donations or providing goods or services at cost—but even better is getting out there and having hands-on involvement.

Many Fortune 500 companies use volunteering to support their reputation, morale and skill-development goals, according to research by Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship. “Service sabbaticals” and “team-building volunteering” are becoming common ways these businesses serve communities and themselves.

Several experts actually claim that incorporating volunteering into the corporate culture is the management tool of the 21st century.

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